The condition of the French leader, who works in isolation, is “stable”, the Elysee said in a statement.
Macron, who works in self-isolation from an official residence outside Paris, “still shows the same symptoms of the COVID-19 disease [fatigue, coughing, stiffness]», Indicates the brief statement, signed by his doctor.
However, this did not prevent him from carrying out his duties.
The 42-year-old leader said on Friday that he would provide daily updates on his condition via messages filmed on his phone.
Speaking of the general situation in France, where the death toll exceeded 60,000 on Friday, he warned: “We must be vigilant because the virus is regaining strength.”
The French authorities fear that the holiday period will experience a new peak in infections.
On Friday, 15,674 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours in France, against 18,254 the day before.
And the so-called positivity rate – which measures the number of confirmed contaminations as a proportion of the number of tests performed – slipped slightly to 5.9% from 6.1% on Thursday.